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NAVAL NEWS SEPTEMBER 2021

Navy Forces Naval Maritime Defense Security Industry


According to information published by the Indian Ministry of Defence on September 7, 2021, on leaving the port of Alexandria, INS Tabar undertook a maritime partnership exercise with ENS Alexandria, a frontline frigate of the Egyptian Navy, in the Mediterranean Sea.

According to a press release published by Navantia on September 8, 2021, the Australian Department of Defence has signed the acceptance certificate of NUSHIP Stalwart, the second of the two Supply class Auxiliary Oiler Replenishment ships built by Navantia Ría de Ferrol for the Royal Australian Navy.

According to a press release published by Navantia on September 7, 2021, the ship NB 546 AL-JUBAIL, the first of five corvettes that Navantia builds for the Royal Saudi Naval Forces (RSNF), has begun its sea trials in the waters of the Bay of Cádiz in order to check the correct operation of all its systems.

According to information published by Tass on September 7, 2021, a new generation of the BrahMos cruise missile (BrahMos-NG) will be produced at a plant near Lucknow (Uttar Pradesh, India), Indian Defense Minister Rajnath Singh told during his business visit to the region.

According to information published by Svitzer Australia on September 6, 2021, Australia’s leading towage provider, has been announced as the successful tenderer for a long-term contract to provide towage services for the Department of Defence, servicing the Royal Australian Navy.

According to information published by The Times of India on September 4, 2021, the Indian Navy conducted a naval exercise with Singapore in the South China Sea for three days. Destroyer INS Ranvijay, corvette INS Kiltan and corvette INS Kora took part in the SIMBEX exercise with frigate RSS Steadfast and RSS Vigour from the Republic of Singapore Navy.

According to information published on September 3, 2021, General Atomics Electromagnetic Systems (GA-EMS) announced today that the Electromagnetic Aircraft Launch System (EMALS) and Advanced Arresting Gear (AAG) aboard USS Gerald R. Ford (CVN 78) successfully performed as designed as the ship underwent Full Ship Shock Trials (FSST) off the Eastern seaboard during the months of June, July and August 2021.

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